Category: Announcements

New study by Bertelsmann Stiftung & wiiw evaluates regional economic cooperation in the Western Balkans for two decades

20 years of trying to drive political reconciliation via regional economic integration in the Western Balkans has produced disappointing results. New forms of differentiated integration with the EU provide a more promising route to increase economic development. A more decisive step forward in regional integration and the eventual admission of the six Western Balkan countries […]

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wiiw is looking for an Economist

The candidate should be interested in labour markets, migration and income distribution and Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) Major Tasks: Widen our expertise on labour markets, migration and income distribution Acquisition and execution of research projects Research on the CESEE economies and country monitoring The position is limited to 18 months in the first […]

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IJF’s Annual Award & PES CfP 2020

The IJF’s Prof. Dr. Marijan Hanžeković Trust announces its competition for the award of the annual prize for  2020.  Papers,  in  Croatian  or  in  English,  must  be  submitted  by  June  1,  2020  at  the  latest. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Institute of Public Finance (IJF) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung are organising the conference Public […]

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8th NBRM Research Conference

The 8th NBRM Research Conference is jointly organised by the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia and the European Investment Bank. The conference aims to bring together researchers from central banks, academia and policy-making institutions. The Conference will focus on discussing the impact on emerging markets and the appropriate policy mix to address […]

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wiiw is hiring

Currently, the institute is looking for candidates for the following three positions: An economist interested in regional and spatial analysis – download job advertisement in pdf format An economist specialised in the Western Balkans, macroeconomics and/or monetary policy and finance – download job advertisement in pdf format A part-time project manager – download job advertisement […]

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OeNB’s Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship

The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) has replaced the economic research awards previously conferred by its Economic Analysis and Research Department with the newly established “Klaus Liebscher Economic Research Scholarship.” This Scholarship gives outstanding researchers the opportunity to contribute to the broad range of research activities at the OeNB’s Economic Analysis and Research Department by providing consultancy […]

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GDN #K4SD CfP

The Global Development Network (GDN), the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval) and the United Nations University-Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), and the Bonn Alliance for Sustainability Research/Innovation Campus Bonn are jointly organizing GDN’s 2019 Global Development Conference in Bonn on the general […]

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Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2019

Labor market performance in the Western Balkans continued to improve, albeit at a slower pace than the previous year and despite stronger economic growth in the region. According to the ‘Western Balkans Labor Market Trends 2019‘ report, recently launched by the World Bank and the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw), about 68,000 new […]

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Public Sector Economics 2019 Conference

The Institute of Public Finance (IPF) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) are organizing the conference Public Sector Economics 2019 – Wealth and property taxation: where do we stand? on 24 October 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia. The goal of the conference is to provide a state-of-the-art assessment of the profession’s thinking on the potentials and limitations […]

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